LORAIN, Ohio (WJW)– The Lorain Police Department is looking for a person of interest in connection with a double homicide last month.
Jerhonda Edwards, 29, and Abril Mills, 28, were found dead at a house on F Street near Iowa Avnue on Feb. 13. Police said both women suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
These murders are also linked to the theft of more than $200,000 that happened in Lorain on Feb. 3, according to the police department.
On Monday, investigators released two photos of a man considered a person of interest. Police are working to identify him.
Police previously arrested 24-year-old Tyra Parker, an ATM courier and former Cleveland police officer, in the case. She’s faces charges of theft, falsifying a police report and obstructing officials business.
Detectives said Parker told police she made a delivery at a Family Dollar and when she got to the next stop, she realized the $200,000 was gone. Instead of immediately calling police, she went back to the Family Dollar and asked to check surveillance video, a violation of company policy. According to investigators, there were no signs of forced entry on the money’s lockbox.
Anyone with information should call Det. Kurt Graupmann at 440-204-2105 or 440-204-2077. Tips can remain anonymous.